West Shore RCMP arrested two suspects after a month-long anti-drug trafficking investigation and seized drugs, a vehicle and $3,000 cash. (Photo courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP arrest two suspects after month-long drug investigation

Crime Reduction Unit conducted month-long anti-drug trafficking investigation

The West Shore RCMP arrested two suspects after a month-long anti-drug trafficking investigation.

Members of the Crime Reduction Unit conducted the investigation and arrested the suspects for trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking controlled substances.

READ ALSO: West Shore RCMP arrest wanted man, seize drugs and replica firearm

Over the course of the anti-drug trafficking project, the investigators used various techniques resulting in the authorization of search warrants and the arrests of the suspects.

Investigators seized evidence of the offenses, including drugs and $3,000 in cash. A vehicle associated to the criminal activity was also seized.

READ ALSO: West Shore RCMP carry out two drug seizures, arrest one man in Colwood

“The Crime Reduction Unit continues to target drug dealers and known chronic offenders in the West Shore,” said Const. Matt Rowat of the West Shore RCMP Crime Reduction Unit. “Our goal is to eliminate drug trafficking from the West Shore through every means of enforcement we have.”

Police are asking anyone with information about criminal activity to contact West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Economic inequality, immigration still need work in Victoria: Prosperity index

Housing, environmental health factors show improvements in 2019: report

WATCH: Soon-to-be guide dogs take part in the Amazing Puppy Race

10 puppies training to be guide dogs took part in a social Easter egg hunt

Victoria City Councillor Laurel Collins wins federal NDP nomination

Collins will run for Victoria in the upcoming federal election

Eco warriors to shut down Douglas Street on Earth Day

Environmentalists to call on banks to divert investments into green infrastructure

Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire

Churches around the globe ring bells to honour iconic Paris cathedral

POLL: How often does your family use BC Ferries?

Navigating the lineups for BC Ferries is a way of life for… Continue reading

Crime Stoppers most wanted for Greater Victoria for the week of April 16

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

B.C. senior sentenced for sexually abusing special-needs granddaughter

73-year-old Cortes Island man will go to jail for three years

Howe Sound Queen sailing toward retirement

Vessel now up for auction ends regular runs between Crofton and Vesuvius at the beginning of June

Should B.C. lower speed limits on side roads to 30 km/h?

Vancouver city councillor wants to decrease speed limits along neighbourhood side roads

Lawsuit eyed over union-only raise for B.C. community care workers

‘Low-wage redress’ leaves 17,000 employees out, employers say

Landlord of alleged Okanagan shooter recounts deadly day

Tony Friesen was working in one of the units of his Penticton building when he heard shots

Foreign national arrested in connection to thefts at YVR

A woman, 60, is being held in police custody as Richmond RCMP investigate

Most Read